The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook – Review
The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook
(Hearst Books, 2013)
The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook is all you need to make the most wonderful time of the year a roaring success. The gorgeously illustrated tome is loaded with recipes for foods that you really want to make and eat, from “Showstopping Roasts” to “Sideshows” like whole-grain apple-fennel stuffing, and Brussels sprouts with pancetta and rosemary. Cocktail recipes are fantastic like Holiday Spritzers, Ruby Bellinis and Holiday Champagne Punch.
Celeb chefs making appearances include Bobby Flay and his “Christmas on the Grill,” Paula Deen with her “Most Irresistible Holiday Appetizers” as well as Martha Stewart, Ina Garten, singers Faith Hill and Sting and others. This comprehensive book is eminently practical, boasting timelines, shopping lists, serving guides, glossaries for greens, cheeses and more, menu planning, gift and gift wrapping ideas, tasteful décor ideas in a range of styles and table settings.
Gorgeous photos, including nostalgic magazine covers, and a workable size contribute to making this our one-stop go-to guide to make things merry, tasty and bright come this Christmas season.